Influencing Others with Positive Mindset

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You believe in yourself and you're thinking positively, but things at work just aren't going so well. They seem to like your ideas, but you're not getting the help and support you thought you would. …

You believe in yourself and you're thinking positively, but things at work just aren't going so well. They seem to like your ideas, but you're not getting the help and support you thought you would. So, how do we make people care?

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  • 1. Influencing Others With Your Positive Mindset www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://www.ceiainc.org/assets/wysiwyg/photography/iStock_000005068328Small.jpg
  • 2. You believe in yourself and you're thinking positively, but things at work just aren't going so well . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://enathu.files.wordpress.com/2006/08/think-2.jpg
  • 3. They seem to like your ideas, but you're not getting the help and support you thought you would. So, how do we make people care ? www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4683082/caring_Full.jpg
  • 4. The first step is as simple as that. Let them know you're interested in what they have to say. Listen carefully , take notes . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://www.au-pair.cz/images/galerie/09-classroom-discussion-big.jpg
  • 5. You might not agree with everything they say, but by listening and showing respect they'll feel more involved and willing to help. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://cdn.s3.webcontentor.com/OFFICE/PKA001/slider/rt_articles/images/employees.jpg
  • 6. So many times when someone has a great idea, they don't think about the little steps it will take to make it happen. Figure out what those little steps are, and then find out if they can help you with them. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://relaxa.co.uk/page_images//HappyManagerImage.jpg
  • 7. Remember : Asking for help is not a sign of weakness or laziness . Most of the time people will feel flattered that you want their help and opinion. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2024/1878956841_66cf1bc42c.jpg
  • 8. Complement work well done. You're already feeling confident in your own abilities , and the best way to instill that confidence in others is to take a minute and complement them on their work. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://profitwithsandraleeblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/8932136112.jpg http://www.thejfblogit.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/ab-monday.jpg
  • 9. A few sincere comments can make a big difference towards making a positive work environment . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://scloffice.com/images/environment_2.jpg
  • 10. Amazingly, when one person increases the amount of complements they give, it increases the amount of complements they receive, creating a positive spiral . http://www.gtp.com.au/dynamicc/images/iStock_000005390881XSmall.jpg www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com
  • 11. If you're their boss or manager , there are even more things you can do to help them gain a positive mindset . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://vgistix.com/scmseeker/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/employee_morale1001523151-300x300.jpg
  • 12. Give them a sense of ownership . Show them you trust their abilities by making them responsible for a specific task . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://images.businessweek.com/ss/08/05/0509_motivate/image/7_acknowledge.jpg
  • 13. Maybe they are in charge of your archived files, or tracking customer complaints . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://officewarehouseofdallas.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/banner.jpg
  • 14. Whatever the task, making them go-to person often will give them a sense of confidence and importance that they were lacking. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://home.att.net/~coachthee/Archives/images/leadership.jpg
  • 15. Pay attention . Too often we get caught up in the work routine and fail to notice when someone is bored or unsatisfied with their work. Know their interests . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://images.teamsugar.com/files/upl1/10/104165/29_2008/BCO_062.preview.jpg
  • 16. Do they want to learn more about a different area of the business? Find an opportunity to let they do that. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://images.teamsugar.com/files/upl1/10/104165/29_2008/BCO_062.preview.jpg
  • 17. Or support them in pursuing more education . Maybe they just need better lighting , or a new office chair. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://www.idealairconditioning.co.uk/userimages/WallMount.jpg
  • 18. Sometimes those small things make a big difference . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://www.healthlifemoney.com/jobhealthhazard.jpg
  • 19. By following these easy steps, you can show your coworkers that you care about them and their ideas . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://relaxa.co.uk/page_images//HappyManagerImage.jpg
  • 20. They'll being thinking more positively about themselves and their work. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://www.evolutionhotel.com/img/motivational_articles/boost_your_self_ confidence_teaser.jpg
  • 21. And soon you'll find you have the support and the positive work environment that you crave . www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com http://interactivesuccess.com/images/happy_boss_320.jpg
  • 22. Be a part of World Class Social Platform to help Your Family Small Business thrive. www.FamilyBusinessBattleGround.com